Green living: Save Our Earth By Living Green

Decorating your bedroom in an eco-friendly manner

If you’re keen to go green, you probably want everything you do around the house to be eco friendly. When it comes to decorating your bedroom then, you’re bound to want to do it in an environmentally-friendly way, from choosing beds for sale which come from sustainable sources to opting for paint without chemicals and additives.

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When it comes to choosing the flooring for your bedroom, you’re bound to be able to find some environmentally-friendly products. If you’re going for wooden flooring, the best thing to look for is bamboo. This is actually stronger than oak and it is far more sustainable than hardwood, making it a great option. Cork is another good option and it can often be quite attractive. Once you’ve chosen your flooring, you can start looking for eco-friendly beds for sale. You want to find ones which use materials from sustainable sources and look for a mattress and bed linen which do too, in order to really boost your green credentials.

When you’re decorating, you need to try to find an eco-friendly paint to do so. There are plenty of different ones on the market nowadays, so you shouldn’t struggle to find the colour and style you want. Eco-friendly paints tend to contain far fewer chemicals and they’re usually made from plenty of natural ingredients, so you can be sure your decorating project will be as green as possible. You should also be able to find environmentally-friendly accessories for your bedroom as well, in the shape of curtains and textiles. Organic materials are available – you just might have to hunt quite hard for them – and if you’re good at sewing, you could even try making your own using the materials on offer.

With a bit of effort, it’s easy enough to make sure you manage to decorate your bedroom in as green a way as possible.

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